Oakland 17, Kansas City 3
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(17-16)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 5 0 4 1 2 4 1 0 17 18 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 4 2
WP: J. Kennedy (1-2)
LP: L. Hudson (0-1)
(11-24)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep right, D. Johnson scored
- S. Stewart doubled to deep left, M. Scutaro and M. Ellis scored
- C. Snelling safe at first on first baseman M. Sweeney's throwing error, S. Stewart scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- E. Chavez homered to deep right, S. Stewart and D. Putnam scored
- D. Johnson homered to deep right
Top 5th: Oakland
- E. Chavez singled to left, M. Scutaro scored, S. Stewart to second
Top 6th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep left, M. Ellis and D. Johnson scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek doubled to deep right, T. Pena Jr. scored
- E. Brown doubled to deep right, M. Grudzielanek and M. Teahen scored, M. Sweeney to third
Top 7th: Oakland
- D. Putnam homered to deep right
- D. Johnson homered to deep right, T. Walker scored
- J. Cust homered to deep right
Top 8th: Oakland
- D. Johnson walked, T. Buck scored, D. Putnam to third, T. Walker to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 6 2 4 2 0 1 1 .260
    T. Buck pr-rf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211
C. Snelling cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .350
    D. Putnam pr-cf 4 2 3 1 0 1 2 .214
E. Chavez 3b 6 1 2 4 0 0 3 .250
N. Swisher dh 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
    T. Walker ph-dh 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 .271
D. Johnson 1b 4 4 4 4 2 0 0 .383
J. Cust rf-lf 5 2 2 3 1 2 4 .267
M. Ellis 2b 4 2 0 0 2 2 3 .239
A. Melhuse c 6 0 0 0 0 2 5 .125
M. Scutaro ss 5 2 1 2 1 0 3 .146
 Totals 47 17 18 16 7 8 24  
 Batting
2B - S Stewart (5, L Hudson); D Johnson (4, J Peralta); M Scutaro (1, J Peralta).
HR - J Cust 2 (3, 2nd inning off L Hudson 1 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off N Musser 0 on, 1 Out), E Chavez (4, 4th inning off T Wellemeyer 2 on, 0 Out), D Johnson 2 (4, 4th inning off T Wellemeyer 0 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off N Musser 1 on, 1 Out), D Putnam (1, 7th inning off N Musser 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Cust 3 (5), S Stewart 2 (9), E Chavez 4 (19), D Johnson 4 (12), M Scutaro 2 (5), D Putnam (2).
2-out RBI - S Stewart 2, E Chavez, M Scutaro 2, D Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 2, J Cust 2, S Stewart 1, T Walker 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Scutaro-M Ellis-D Johnson, E Chavez-M Ellis-D Johnson).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .258
M. Teahen rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .291
    S. Costa rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
M. Sweeney 1b 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .265
    A. Gordon 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .173
E. Brown lf 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .192
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .273
E. German 3b 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .275
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .228
J. LaRue c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .104
    J. Buck ph-c 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .279
 Totals 29 3 4 3 4 5 7  
 Batting
2B - T Pena Jr (3, J Kennedy); M Grudzielanek (8, J Kennedy); E Brown (4, J Kennedy).
RBI - M Grudzielanek (13), E Brown 2 (7).
2-out RBI - M Grudzielanek, E Brown 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 2.
GIDP - T Pena Jr, J Buck.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - M Sweeney (1, throw); E German (2, throw).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Kennedy (W, 1-2) 6.0 4 3 3 3 3 0 2.83
J. Witasick 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.86
J. Marshall 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.27
L. DiNardo 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.74
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Hudson (L, 0-1) 2.0 2 5 4 4 0 1 18.00
T. Wellemeyer 2.2 7 5 4 1 3 2 10.34
J. Peralta 1.1 2 2 2 1 3 0 5.85
N. Musser 1.0 4 4 4 0 0 3 10.80
Z. Greinke 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 5.80
B. Duckworth 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.18
WP - N Musser.
Pitches-strikes - J Kennedy 80-50; J Witasick 8-4; J Marshall 20-14; L DiNardo 13-8; L Hudson 50-23; T Wellemeyer 74-48; J Peralta 31-20; N Musser 20-14; Z Greinke 24-17; B Duckworth 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Kennedy 6-9; J Witasick 2-1; J Marshall 1-2; L DiNardo 1-0; L Hudson 5-1; T Wellemeyer 1-4; J Peralta 1-0; N Musser 0-3; Z Greinke 0-2; B Duckworth 1-1.
Batters faced - J Kennedy 24; J Witasick 3; J Marshall 3; L DiNardo 3; L Hudson 13; T Wellemeyer 17; J Peralta 7; N Musser 7; Z Greinke 7; B Duckworth 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 31,006.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND FIRST BASEMAN DAN JOHNSON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.
OAKLAND CENTER FIELDER CHRIS SNELLING LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SECOND INNING DUE TO A LEFT KNEE CONTUSION.
KANSAS CITY CATCHER JASON LARUE LEFT THE GAME AFTER THREE INNING DUE TO LEFT SHOULDER CONTUSION.
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S DAN JOHNSON AND JACK CUST IN THE SEVENTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Thursday, May 10, 2007 5:23 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
D. Johnson D. Johnson
4-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
1-4
2 RBI